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Arlen Thomas Hasty, 77, of Fairmount, died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at Community Hospital, Anderson, Indiana after a brief illness.
Known to many in the Fairmount area as Mr. Madison-Grant, he was an avid sports fan but especially Madison-Grant Junior and Senior High sports. He followed the teams wherever they were playing and would attend most of their sporting events. He could tell you the achievements of most of the talented athletes from Grant County. He was a member of the committee for the Grant County Sports Hall of Fame since its inception in 2008. He was a former school board member for the Madison-Grant School Corporation.
Arlen was a graduate of Fairmount High School class of 1958 and in his early years attended the Little Ridge Friends Church. He was a farmer and former owner of the Hasty Farm Implement Company, Fairmount as an IH Case dealership.
He was the son of the late Palmer Hasty and Orpha (Druck) Hasty, born Feb. 10, 1940 at Marion, Indiana
He is survived by his children, Jennifer (Brian) Dickey, Summitville and their children, Robert (Madison) Dickey, Lebanon and Diane Dickey, San Francisco, California; Daphne (Andy) Tomlin, Uniondale and their children, Jeremiah (Kelsie) Tomlin, Markle and Ryan Tomlin, Uniondale, A.J. (Yani) Hasty, Boca Rotan, Florida and son D.J. Hasty, Boca Rotan, Florida, Dr. Robert (Christine) Hasty, Boise, Idaho; and daughter, Sammie Hasty, Leigh Ann (Nick) Baker, Gas City and children Ashlyn and Nate Baker of Gas City; and brother, Van (Linda) Hasty, Fairmount.
His companion, Linda Smithson and her daughter Wendi Burks; and her children, Noah Burks, Wisconsin and Ethan and Logan Burks.
Services for Arlen will be visitation Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Fairmount Chapel Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, with the funeral service Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Brock Meyer officiating. Interment will be in Park Cemetery, Fairmount, IN
Memorial contributions can be made the Madison-Grant Athletic Department in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences maybe made at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 10, 2018
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